Grandes Jorassee
The group at the back, left to right from the Col des Hirondelles: the Grandes Jorasses with the Walker Spur and Pointe Whymper, followed by the Rocheforte Arête and finally the Dent du Geant

Mountaineering Website

The following five articles are informative and educative, covering safety-related mountaineering issues.

Risk and Safety in the Mountain Environment

Klettersteigs or Via Ferratas

Mountaineering Skills, use them or lose them

Wind Chill

OS Mapping Errors

The first of the following two articles explains how a career in the UK Armed Forces opens up an excellent route to heavily subsidised mountaineering opportunities and free mountaineering training courses. The second article describes an RAF 1992 expedition to the Bolivian Andes.

My Mountaineering Experiences in the Armed Forces

Bolivian Venture 92

[ I also own and operate another website at www.blue-roan.com of a significantly more controversial nature. ]

This webpage was last updated 17th April 2017.
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